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Try to avoid visits to the DMV on Fridays and during the last couple days of the month when our volumes are at their peak.
Renew your registration online! Skip the lines which process 15,000-18,000 in-person renewals each month.
There are three ways to renew your registration/plates without having to visit a Denver Motor Vehicle office. The City & County of Denver has made the process even better by removing all convenience fees for credit card and electronic check transactions. In other words, it will not cost you anything extra to use one of the renewal methods mentioned on the back of the newly designed Renewal Mailer:
Please visit www.colorado.gov/renewplates to renew online. Not all plate types will qualify and the ability to renew online depends on whether you need proof of insurance or an emissions test. If you are unable to renew online please call 311 because you may still be able take advantage of the other methods we offer.
Renew by Phone:
Simply call 311 to see if you are eligible to renew by phone. Please have your registration information and your credit card or checking account information available.
Renew by Mail:
You can also use the newly designed Renewal Mailer to renew by mail. (See the new Renewal Mailer here!) The new renewal notice includes an envelope for your convenience and the postage is paid. No more searching for an envelope and a stamp to send off your renewal!